Division of Epidemiology Seminar Series
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m.
The Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Division of Epidemiology, bi-weekly seminar series features speaker Thomas E. Novotny, M.D., M.P.H., from San Diego State University, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, in One Capital Square, Third Floor, Room 305. He will discuss "The Environmental Supply Side of Tobacco Control."
For more information, contact Lisa Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 628-2512 or visit http://www.epidemiology.vcu.edu/seminars/seminars.html.
Shafer’s 10th Anniversary Carnival
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Shafer Court Dining Center celebrates turning 10 with a "Carnival Party" in the dining center and courtyard. Hang out with Rodney, play carnival games, win prizes, sign up for a water balloon toss or pie-eating contest and get a picture taken in the photo booth. Market 810 will have a special menu of student favorites all day. Enjoy popcorn, cake and great music. To see a detailed schedule, visit the website below.
For more information, contact Tara Muller at email@example.com or (804) 827-0989 or visit http://www.bsv.vcu/ShaferCarnival.
Master Indian Musician Rajeev Taranath
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014 at 7 p.m.
The Department of Music presents Rajeev Taranath in the Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall. Taranath is one of India’s leading exponents of the sarod, the richly textured relative of the lute. His performances masterfully combine the depth and rigor of the tradition of North Indian classical music with an inspired imagination and emotional intensity. Admission is free.
For more information, contact the Department of Music at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-1166 or visit http://arts.vcu.edu/music/events.
'Pups on the Plaza'
Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dogs from the VCU Dogs on Call program will participate in the second annual "Pups on the Plaza" on the Egyptian Building courtyard to raise money for The Center for Human-Animal Interaction at VCU. The event will feature food ($3 will buy a hot dog, chips and a drink), door prizes and DOC T-shirts for $10. Therapy dogs from DOC will be there to shake paws and pose for photos.
For more information, contact Dr. Sandra Barker at email@example.com or visit http://www.chai.vcu.edu.
Campus Learning Center: Open House
Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The Campus Learning Center holds a fall open house at the center in Hibbs Hall, First Floor. Meet staff, tutors and SI leaders, ask questions and enjoy refreshments. Students, faculty, staff and guests are welcome. R.S.V.P. to the contact below.
For more information, contact Campus Learning Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://go.vcu.edu/clc.
Woman-to-Woman Financial Empowerment Series
Friday, Sep. 19, 2014 from noon to 2 p.m.
VCU Human Resources and TIAA-CREF present the third seminar in the Woman-to-Woman Financial Empowerment Series, "Start to Finish: The Early Career Woman's Guide to Financial Wisdom," in the HR training facility, 922 W. Grace St., Room 115. There is no charge for faculty and staff to attend; however, a fee is applied for registrants who do not attend or cancel. To register, visit the website below.
For more information, contact VCU Benefits at email@example.com or (804) 827-1723 or visit https://publictools.tiaa-cref.org/public/publictools/events/continueSeminarRegistration?sessionId=1-1XGEWPC&_urlType=action.
Register for the VCU ALT Lab Digital Storytelling Program
Friday, Sep. 19, 2014 at 9 a.m.
VCU ALT Lab presents its "Digital Storytelling Program" at the ALT Lab. Faculty participants will discover the power of short digital video narrative to introduce students to important developments, situate content in the context of history or a larger picture and generate student engagement. Participants will create their own stories and plan for the use of digital storytelling in their own practice by using freely available software and resources. Apply by Wednesday, Sept. 17, at http://rampages.us/dstp/.
For more information, contact Bud Deihl at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-4383 or visit http://rampages.us/dstp/.
Weight Watchers Open House Meetings: Both Campuses
Weight Watchers@VCU hosts open house meetings on both campuses. The Monroe Park Campus meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 16, from noon to 1 p.m. in Harris Hall, Room 5173. The MCV Campus meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at noon at the Alumni House, Room 217. These meetings are open to anyone interested in learning more about Weight Watchers@VCU.
For more information, contact Debbie Fitzgerald at email@example.com or (804) 828-1521.
Time to Order Regalia for December Commencement
December Commencement exercises take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Stuart C. Siegel Center. Faculty participating in the ceremony will wear academic apparel. Regalia must be ordered by Friday, Nov. 7. For more information on how to order, visit http://www.bsv.vcu.edu/retailstr/commencement.pdf.
For more information, contact Jessica Bello at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.bsv.vcu.edu/retailstr/commencement.pdf.
Make a Difference: Compliment a Colleague
VCU faculty and staff can recognize colleagues who help them, a customer or coworker by completing a quick and easy online form at http://www.hr.vcu.edu/compensation/recognition_request_form.aspx. Words of appreciation will be posted for recipients and others in the VCU community to read at http://www.hr.vcu.edu/recognition_award.aspx. This recognition is for VCU employees only, not VCU Health System employees.
For more information, contact HR Reward and Recognition at email@example.com or (804) 828-1521 or visit http://www.hr.vcu.edu/recognition_award.aspx.
Healthy Volunteer Invitation
We Need Healthy Volunteers. Are you between the ages of 30 and 59 with no existing health conditions? You are being invited to participate in a research as a normal healthy adult. Participation includes undergoing a sensory assessment and having your blood drawn during your visit which will take approximately 45 minutes. Eligible participants will be compensated for their time. For more information please contact the study team at 828-5242, or send an email to Amy, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact Amy Heineman at email@example.com or (804) 828-5242.
Hispanic Heritage Month
The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs invites the VCU Community to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, beginning Monday, Sept. 15 through Wednesday, Oct. 15. The 2014 calendar includes guest lectures, craft days, and a film screening. To view a full list of events, visit www.omsa.vcu.edu.
For more information, contact OMSA at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.omsa.vcu.edu.